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MVHS to Host Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 15

Sep 3, 2015
On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate. Just one donor can help save or sustain up to three lives. For...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up”

Sep 3, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes, “Trading Up,” will host the first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 17, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. New members are welcome to attend. The...

Chronic Kidney Disease Education Program - September 15

Sep 2, 2015
The Dialysis Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, from 6pm to 8:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

September Cancer Support Groups

Sep 1, 2015
After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting On Saturday, September 12, 2015, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Korinn Chaffee, RN, Breast Care Program navigator at the Mohawk Valley Health System, will lead the discussion about...

St. Luke’s Home Table Bowling Team Takes Division Title

Aug 31, 2015
The St. Luke’s Home table bowling team took first place for the Division I West League in June. The final match of the season was at Presbyterian Home where they rounded out the 2015 season with a record of six wins and zero losses. Participating teams included Colonial Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing, The Eastern Star Home, Lutheran Care, Bethany...

MVHS Partners with School and Business Alliance for Summer Youth Employment Program

Aug 31, 2015
This summer, 23 high school students from Oneida County had the opportunity to work in various departments in the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), which includes Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC), through the School and Business Alliance (SABA) Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). This was the tenth year that SYEP has partnered with MVHS, and...

CMN $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover Tickets available at drive-up tent at First Source Federal Credit Union

Aug 24, 2015
On Wednesday, August 24, 2015, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation will sell Miracle Home Makeover tickets at a drive-up tent at the First Source Federal Credit Union on Commercial Drive in New Hartford. Ticket sales benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) at FSLH and one lucky person will win a $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover or $100,000...

Knock Your Socks Off foot clinic offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program

Aug 20, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at noon on Friday, September 4, 2015, at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area podiatrist...

MVHS Wellness Center Membership Special

Aug 18, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Wellness Center is offering a September membership special. Purchase a three month membership during the month of September and receive an additional two weeks free in the membership. The MVHS Wellness Center is located at the Faxton Campus and offers a variety of programs aimed at keeping you healthy. From water exercise classes to fitness assessments...

MVHS Welcomes Neurosurgeon

Aug 5, 2015
UTICA – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Medical Group has welcomed Nicholas Qandah, DO, to the Neuro Sciences Group/Neurosurgical Specialists Office. Dr. Qandah earned his medical degree from Midwestern University AZCOM in Glendale, Arizona. After completing Neurosurgical Residency training at the Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia, Dr. Qandah was awarded the AO Complex...

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